The Edmonton Chamber Music Society


Edmonton Chamber Music Society

2018-2019 Season

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All concerts begin at 7:30 PM

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Vox Luminis

Monday, October 15, 2018  |  7: 30 PM
Robertson-Wesley United Church

Vox Luminus

Vox Luminis, founded in 2004 in Namur, Belgium, is an ensemble specializing in the performance of 16th through 18th century vocal music. The ensemble has been praised for its seamless blend of high-quality individual voices, exquisite tuning, and clarity of sound.

After a performance on the acclaimed Miller Theater Early Music Series in February 2016, the New York Times called the group’s program “revelatory”, adding that the singers “blended beautifully.”

The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

Friday, November 9, 2018  |   7:30 PM
McDougall United Church

The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

After four decades of success the world over, including many award-winning recordings and newly commissioned works, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio continues to dazzle audiences and critics alike with its performances.

As one of the only long-lived ensembles with all of its original members, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio balances the careers of three internationally acclaimed soloists while making annual appearances at many of the world’s major concert halls, commissioning spectacular new works, and maintaining an active recording agenda.

London Haydn Quartet and Eric Hoeprich

Saturday, January 19, 2019  |  7:30 PM
Robertson-Wesley United Church

London Haydn Quartet + Eric Hoeprich

One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets, the London Haydn Quartet was born in 2000 out of a passion for Haydn. The quartet has collaborated with period clarinettist Eric Hoeprich to record the Brahms and Mozart quintets on the Glossa label and has embarked on recording the complete Haydn quartets on Hyperion.

Eric Hoeprich is one of the leading exponents of the historical clarinet, from the Baroque to the late Romantic period. He teaches at the Paris Conservatoire, Indiana University’s Early Music Institute, and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.


Saturday, February 2, 2019  |   7:30 PM
McDougall United Church


Tafelmusik, Canada’s award-winning orchestra on period instruments, has been lauded by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras.” With its artist-focused mandate and commitment to excellence and innovation, Tafelmusik is creating new contexts for the performance of baroque and classical music.

At the heart of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra is a group of remarkably talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic permanent members, each of whom is a specialist in historical performance practice. Their collaboration results in a delightful transparency, vitality, and richness of sound that bring Tafelmusik concerts to life and make them fully relevant in a 21st century context.

Juilliard String Quartet

Monday, March 18, 2019  |  7:30 PM
McDougall United Church

Juilliard String Quartet

photo: Claudio Papapietro

With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigour, the Juilliard String Quartet continues to inspire audiences around the world with its performances. Founded in 1946 and widely known as “the quintessential American string quartet,” the Juilliard draws on a deep and vital engagement with the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works – a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring.

Each performance of the Juilliard Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding and total commitment to sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.